Our previous reports can shed light on these [lacrosse case] issues. We've reported about problems with the police department's work, including the flawed photo identification procedure, the conflicting notes filed by the two police detectives who worked the case together, and why police allowed District Attorney Mike Nifong to take control of the case.
The N&O has written hundreds of stories on the case, including our series, Rush to Judgment. Let us know if you think the police department made any mistakes.
Indeed, the "Rush to Judgment" series alone should be enough to disqualify Hodge's candidacy.